Sunday, September 11, 2011

GLENN HUGHES ANNOUNCES SOLO TOUR

Glenn Hughes
Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath) has announced his first U.K. solo acoustic tour.

Billed as An Evening With Glenn Hughes,” the 5-date run this November will featuring acoustic interpretations of songs from Hughes’ extensive career, set to enthrall not only hardcore fans, but anyone with even a passing interest in the life and times of a modern day rock legend.

Nov 14 - Leicester Square Theatre - London, UK
Nov 15 - Glee Club - Birmingham, UK
Nov 16 - Glee Club - Cardiff (Wales), UK
Nov 20 - Glee Club - Nottingham, UK
Nov 22 - Band On The Wall - Manchester, UK

Last week - on the electric side - Black Country Communion announced the October 24 release of the band’s first concert DVD, "Live Over Europe" (Blu-ray to follow November 15).

The 2-DVD live set was filmed with 14 HD cameras and 5.1 surround sound during the band’s debut tour in the summer of 2011. Over three nights, playing to packed venues in the German cities of Hamburg, Munich and Berlin, the 18-song set list (17 originals and 1 cover) hits on both of BCC’s albums – 2010’s debut and 2011’s sophomore release. Bonus features include an exclusive 28-page collector’s booklet and DVD with a 20-minute “behind the scenes” featurette and photo collection.

“We saw that this live act could be an awesome force of nature to behold; one that promised legendary performances like those of our heroes of Classic Rock,” said producer Kevin Shirley. “The plan was to get them out there for the entire world to hear. Records allow a certain musical finesse, but live performance promises so much in the very transient nature of a gig; chances are taken, boundaries are crossed and the most exciting performances explode. Two studio albums built a repertoire big enough for a full concert which allowed us to unleash the monster for all the world to see and feel."

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